SX8242 : Torcross Church seen across The Ley

taken 9 years ago, near to Torcross, Devon, Great Britain

Torcross Church seen across The Ley
Torcross Church seen across The Ley
Torcross
Torcross is a small village, on the A379, at the southern end of Slapton Sands. The village has a range of services catering for both locals and tourists.
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Slapton Ley and Slapton Sands Nature Reserve :: SX8243
Slapton sands forms a bar along the coastline enclosing a freshwater lagoon, the Ley. The whole area is a National Nature Reserve and SSSI, which is managed by the Field Study Centre in Slapton. More information at LinkExternal link
The bar was formed by a rise in sea level pushing a beach onshore and not by Longshore Drift.
During WWII the area was evacuated and used to practise the D-Day landings. There is a memorial to those who died here SX8242 : American Memorial, Torcross.
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SX8242, 230 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 October, 2009
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 820 422 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:16.1153N 3:39.3916W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 823 422
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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